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Evaluacin de la respuesta y seguridad a diferentes esquemas de tratamiento antirretroviral en Colombia

Jorge Enrique Machado Alba, Xavier Vidal Guitart

Journal Title:Investigaciones ANDINA

Introduction: estimate variables associated with treatment failure, treatment adherence, schema change and adverse reactions associated with the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Methods: cross-sectional study conducted in a population of patients with HIV/ AIDS antiretroviral treatment in 19 cities of Colombia affiliates at Social Security System in Health. We assessed socio-demographic variables, treatment regimens, and time from start of therapy and schema change, report non-adherence, treatment failure and adverse reactions. Were used bivariate and multivariate analysis. Results: we found 510 patients, antiretroviral therapy was modified to the first scheme in 56.4% of cases, nonadherence in 38.8%, treatment failure in 26.5% of patients, and the most common adverse reactions were: dyslipidemia (14.9%), gastric intolerance (9.2%) and anaemia (7.1%). The treatment regimen Lamivudine / Zidovudine + Efavirenz was associated with lower risk of schema change (p